vegan gluten free peanut butter fudge cookies arranged on a white plate

Peanut Butter Fudge Cookies (Vegan and Gluten Free)

These peanut butter fudge cookies are rich and fudgy, and just 4 ingredients! Perfect for an afternoon snack or healthy treat!

These (vegan AND gluten-free) peanut butter fudge cookies are a new favorite of mine! Rich and fudgy, these cookies taste incredibly indulgent but are naturally sweetened with bananas instead of sugar. So you can eat them guilt-free! I like to think of them as “the Elvis” of cookies. 😉

Even better, this recipe has just 4 simple and healthy ingredients which are mixed together and baked for 10 minutes. So if you are short on time and are in need of a healthy and delicious treat, these peanut butter fudge cookies are perfect.

vegan peanut butter fudge cookies on a baking sheet

Ingredients for (Vegan and Gluten Free) Peanut Butter Fudge Cookies

3 ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter, no sugar added
1/2 cup coca powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place mashed bananas in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add peanut butter, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix until well incorporated.
  3. Using a medium-sized cookie scoop, place 1″ rounds of cookie dough onto lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Let cookies cool completely. Can be refrigerated for up to 4 days or stored in freezer.

    vegan peanut butter fudge cookies arranged on a white plate

These peanut butter fudge (vegan) cookies are a perfect afternoon pick-me-up that will satisfy any sweet tooth. You won’t believe how delicious and rich-tasting they are with just 4 easy ingredients!

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Peanut Butter Fudge (Vegan) Cookies

Delicious 4-ingredient cookies that are delicious, simple, vegan AND gluten-free!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place mashed bananas in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add peanut butter, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and sea salt. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Using a medium-sized cookie scoop, place 1" rounds of batter onto lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Let cookies cool completely. Can be refrigerated up to 4 days or stored in freezer.
Keyword bananas, cocoa powder, peanut butter

8 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Now, this is so delicious. I can indulge in the fudge cookies guilt-free.

  2. 5 stars
    Love the combination of Peanut Butter. This Fudge is perfect for all my sweet tooth cravings. I have to make my batch.

  3. 5 stars
    I love how healthy these cookies are!! We made a huge batch and used them as a “treat” for my kids’ school lunches this whole week! They thought they were getting dessert, and I felt good about what I was giving them – win win!

  4. 5 stars
    These cookies look so yummy! I love that they are made from just a few healthy ingredients.

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